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  • Congress has not played the role of a responsible opposition: Nirmala Sitharaman

    Congress has not played the role of a responsible opposition: Nirmala Sitharaman

    In Gujarat, Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said that Congress should introspect about the steps that they have taken during their regime. Talking to media persons at the BJP media centre in Ahmedabad she said that Congress has not played the role of a responsible opposition.On the o...

    SC reserves order on plea challenging appointment of IPS officer Rakesh Asthana

    SC reserves order on plea challenging appointment of IPS officer Rakesh Asthana

    The Supreme Court today said it will pass an order on Tuesday on a plea challenging the appointment of Gujarat cadre IPS officer Rakesh Asthana as a special director of the CBI. A bench of Justices R K Agrawal and A M Sapre reserved its verdict after hearing the arguments of petitioner NGO Common Ca...

    HRD ministry launches Digital Signature campaign on Constitution Day

    Ministry of Human Resources Development has launched a Digital Signature campaign on Constitution Day affirming faith in Indian Constitution and to generate awareness on fundamental duties enshrined in the Constitution. Giving the link in a tweet, Mr Javadekar said, people, can join the campaign by ...

    EC announces dates for bypolls in four states

    EC announces dates for bypolls in four states

    The by-election for RK Nagar Assembly constituency will be held on December 21. The Assembly constituency fell vacant following the death of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.The counting of votes will be held on December 24 and the election process will be completed before 26th of next month.Bypol...

    CBI files charge sheet against 592 accused persons in Vyapam scam

    CBI files charge sheet against 592 accused persons in Vyapam scam

    Among the other accused are 334 candidates, 155 guardians, 46 exam invigilators, 26 officials in four private medical colleges, 22 middlemen and two officers of the medical education department of Madhya Pradesh.Four former Vyapam officials were named in the CBI charge sheet including the then direc...

    Govt embarks upon major policy initiative for transformation of backward districts across country

    Govt embarks upon major policy initiative for transformation of backward districts across country

    Speaking on the occasion Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha said that all Central Government Ministries are focusing on all the parameters of development in these districtsThese Prabhari Officers are entrusted with the responsibility to co-ordinate the efforts of the Centre and the States towards rapid tran...

    Development, empowerment of North Eastern Region is high on priority of govt: DoNER Dr Jitendra

    Development, empowerment of North Eastern Region is high on priority of govt: DoNER Dr Jitendra

    Minister of State for Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr Jitendra Singh today said that development and empowerment of the North Eastern Region is high on the priority of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Government.According to an official release, Dr Singh also spoke about an exclus...

    MHA to conduct Multi-State Mega Mock Tsunami Exercise 2017 today

    The Ministry of Home Affairs will conduct a multi-State mega mock exercise on tsunami preparedness today. The Ministry with the help of the National Disaster Management Authority, NDMA and the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services will conduct the exercise simultaneously in 31 coasta...

    Centre asks States to implement Clinical Establishment Act to take effective action against hospital...

    Centre asks States to implement Clinical Establishment Act to take effective action against hospitals indulging in unethical practices

    The Centre has asked the States to implement Clinical Establishment Act to take effective action against hospitals indulging in fraudulent and unethical practices. Citing the recent incident of overcharging from a patient by Fortis hospital in Gurugram, Health Ministry asked the States to issue warn...

    Centre promulgates Indian Forest (Amendment) Ordinance to encourage bamboo cultivation in non-forest...

    Centre promulgates Indian Forest (Amendment) Ordinance to encourage bamboo cultivation in non-forest areas

    The Centre has promulgated Indian Forest (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017 to encourage bamboo cultivation in non-forest areas. The ordinance exempts bamboo grown in non-forest areas from the definition of a tree, thereby dispensing with the requirement of felling and transit permit for its economic use.B...

    In move to reconcile, cases against first-time stonepelters to be retracted

    In move to reconcile, cases against first-time stonepelters to be retracted

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday announced withdrawal of cases against youths involved in stone-pelting for the first time. The decision has been taken considering the suggestion of the Centre's special representative Dineshwar Sharma. Mehbooba said this confidenc...

    Salary hike for judges of SC and HCs on the anvil

    Salary hike for judges of SC and HCs on the anvil

    The judges of the Supreme Court and the 24 High Courts are set to get a salary hike as the Union cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal in this regard. Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that a bill would be introduced in Parliament to effect the pay hike.The increase in the salary and ...

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